The SENCo will lead a team of teaching staff and support staff across both SEN and EAL principles and will be responsible for the support of student learning and achievement of students within these areas. They will play a key role in the professional development of mainstream staff to ensure that the needs of these students are well met and that the differences between SEND and EAL provision are clearly understood by all. They will ensure that the support staff are effectively utilised by mainstream teachers and will also ensure that liaison with external agencies and KS2/KS5 providers gets the best possible outcomes for all concerned.
We are pleased to offer an opportunity for a talented and inspirational Leader of SEND and EAL provision to join our team from April 2020.
Our ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge base and passion for championing special educational need; someone who strives to improve the outcomes and opportunities of SEND and EAL students.
You will already be an enthusiastic and dynamic classroom teacher who can create an environment that will inspire, motivate and challenge students; we will provide state-of-the-art resources to enable you to achieve this here at Moat Community College.
Our continuing professional development programme ensures that staff work together to improve their practice.
Essential educational requirements
PGCE or equivilant
Qualified Teacher Status
SEN /EAL qualification (Essential commitment to obtain qualification as soon as possible after appointment)
Essential skills and experience
Previous experience as a second/Head of Department
Coordinating appropriate programmes of Support
Working with outside agencies
Management of resources
Involvement in staff development
Sick pay scheme
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service
Free onsite parking
Close proximity to train and bus services
An onsite gym
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme
About Moat Community College
Moat Community College is a popular over-subscribed school located in the centre of Leicester with easy access to transport links, there is onsite parking and bicycle storage. We are very proud of our school. Our ethos is a caring and supportive and encourages students to believe in themselves, to work hard and to achieve more than they ever thought possible, leaving us with the personal skills and qualities to confidently move onto the next stage of their education and into the wider world. Our Moat Values are: • Kindness • Honesty • Respect • Responsibility • Learning Excellence Moat Community College is an exciting and successful school with a very good reputation in the locality. Our exam results have improved significantly in recent years and we are proud of our students’ achievements. In our most recent OFSTED inspection (January 2018) the school was judged to be GOOD and received a very complimentary report. If you would like to be part of this success come and visit us before you submit an application.
- Maidstone Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0TU
- LA Maintained School
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